On this day in 1914, Phi Beta Sigma - one of the first predominantly
African-American fraternities - was founded at Howard University, Washington
D.C. Founded by three black students called A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F.
Morse, and Charles I. Brown, the Greek letter fraternity was intended to
exemplify brotherhood, scholarship, and service through translating the
members’ skills into practical services to the wider community. The founders
also desired their fraternity to promote inclusivity, rather than seeing itself
as apart from the general university community. While not the first black
fraternity, it was one of the most successful, expanding to other American
campuses, organising youth mentoring clubs, and establishing chapters abroad in
Africa. Its sister sorority - Zeta Phi Beta - was established in 1920 at Howard
University. While Phi Beta Sigma is majority African-American, it also includes
members of Caucasian, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian descent.
Historically black school Howard University increased security on its Washington, D.C., campus on Thursday after an unidentified person posted a racist and threatening letter to Internet forum 4chan on Wednesday night. The FBI is investigating the threat, part of which read, (WARNING: RACIST THREAT) “it’s always the n****** causing trouble everywhere. So I’ve decided…”
African Jade, the huge fusion of Topaz and @cotton-candy-llama-ii‘s Smithsonite!She is an unstable fusion, but that doesn’t stop her to be cool! Iget inspired of sugilite’s complexion and Malachite’s unsteability to make her! Also a little of Garnet for the hair! I hope you like this one!